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Angelina Jolie: Bekaa Valley Refugee Visit

Angelina Jolie: Bekaa Valley Refugee Visit

Angelina Jolie gets playful with a young child at a refugee camp in the Bekaa Valley on Tuesday (September 11) in Lebanon.

The 37-year-old actress and UN Refugee Chief Antonio Guterres visited the site to promote solidarity with the refugees, where numbers have reached over 250,000, and to thank the Jordanian government for the support of the people.

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That same day, Angelina payed a visit to the Zaatari Refugee Camp, which is near the Jordanian border with Syria.

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  • http://deleted Monica

    ticky admitting to smoking pot

    We walk to a bookstore coffee shop across the street, but it’s closed, so we end up sitting on a low brick wall in front of a Ticketmaster office building. Aniston lights a Merit. The sun, behind her, dapples her hair, which is streaked and shoulder-length … ‘You read a story, and it says you smoke pot. It’s not even cocaaine or shooting heroiin. Pot! Which I’m not about to confirm whether that’s true or not.’ She pauses. ‘I mean, I enjoy it once in a while. There’s nothing wrong with that. Everything in moderation.’ Pause. ‘Geez, Louise. I’m drowning and I can’t get out.’ Pause. ‘I wouldn’t call myself a pothead’”, Sunday Herald (UK), Dec. 9, ’01

  • Rose

    @To Troll: You got that right. I love your video, keep it up. Trolls head are exploding :-),

  • fyi12–a

    We are grateful for the Turkish government’s generosity

    13 September 2012 09:44 (Last updated 13 September 2012 15:37)


    Actress and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres on Thursday visited a refugee camp in southern Turkey which shelters nearly 13,000 Syrians who fled the relentless violence that has engulfed their country for 18 months.

    “It is very generous of the Turkish government to set up such a wonderful camp. This is really impressive,” Jolie told reporters after visiting the Oncupinar camp, one of several such sites erected by the Turkish government to handle the influx of Syrian refugees whose number in Turkey has exceeded 80,000.
    Jolie visited the camp’s daycare center and its hospital along with Guterres and Turkish officials.
    “As the UN high commissioner for refugees, I am very much pleased with what I have seen at this camp, and I am grateful for the Turkish government’s generosity,” Guterres told reporters.
    “It is imperative that the international community should show solidarity and extend support so that these high standards could be sustainable and they could materialize elsewhere,” he added.
    More than 27,000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict erupted in March last year, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The UN puts the death toll at 20,000.
    The crisis has also forced 235,000 Syrians to flee to neighboring countries, according to official UN figures.

    Angelina Jolie visits another refugee camp in Turkey

    Angelina Jolie and Antonio Guterres on Thursday visited a refugee camp in Islahiye town of southern Gaziantep province in Turkey.
    The Islahiye tent city shelters nearly 8,000 Syrians who fled the relentless violence that has engulfed their country for 18 months.
    Islahiye district Governor Osman Beyazyildiz, Mayor of Islahiye Malike Uludag welcomed Jolie and Guterres at the tent city.
    More than 27,000 people have been killed since the Syrian conflict erupted in March last year, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The UN puts the death toll at 20,000.
    The crisis has also forced 235,000 Syrians to flee to neighboring countries, according to official UN figures.

  • fyi12

    Another video from Turkey.

  • http://travelandliving GingerBread

    well done Angie.. thank you for the awareness…

  • megatit

    She smoked pot? Lawd noooooo! Call us when she pulls a Heroina.

  • pathetic

    Not even People, usmagazine, popsugar etc etc
    Is this the power of the Jolie? ja

  • pathetic

    There are new stars in Hollywood, more young and with curves
    The reign of the sack of bones has come to her end
    she has to adopt again and to marry an Arab to help to the world

  • lol

    @pathetic: really lol
    tabloids vs bbc, cnn , nbc , aljazeeera etc……..
    sorry troll crisis in syria it’s not a gossip news

  • fyi12

    Trolls are so pathetic they do not understand this is a UN-UNHCR visit not promoting a films debut. DUH!

    But just to slap the troll in the face—here you go honey LMAO!

  • fyi12

    popsugar link I just posted is new with great pictures. LOL

    Posted on September 13, 2012 4:05PM by Lauren Turner · 0 Comments

    Angelina Jolie waved to crowds in Istanbul after a visit to meet with Syrian refugees today. She traveled to Turkey as a special envoy after also stopping in Jordan and Lebanon this week to bring attention to the displaced Syrian civilians. Angelina was once again joined by UN Refugee Chief Antonio Guterres. She shared that the refugees “are very, very emotional and very deeply saddened by the situation in Syria and very concerned about their families and their friends in their country.”

    Angelina is getting back to her philanthropic duties following the filming of Maleficent outside of London. She and her family spent much of the Summer in the UK, where Brad Pitt also worked on The Counselor. Next, he’ll hit the big screen in Killing Them Softly, which comes out in November.

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  • lurker

    The troll is a liar,angies visit was covered really good by the media,am really happy she is putting the spotlight to help the refugees

  • http://deleted JP Fan

    Angie’s visit has over a 1,000 news articles, why the eff would she care about being on the website of a weekly magazine im almost positive Angelina prefers being on CNN, BBC, AP, etc gosh jen hens are so damnn superficial

  • fyi12

    NEW THREAD!!!!

  • Lucian

    Brad Pitt’s wife Angelina is the best. God bless her and the jolie pitt family.

  • Ginger

    I would love to look like her in a 3rd world country without much makeup but moisturizer… Not a lot of celebrities step on grounds in another country like her. She will leave her mark around the world when she leaves this place.


    jolie vvhoring as usual
    leaving lots superstinky FJWP
    many vile rotting soiled undergarment
    fucking horrible stench
    CHANEL N°5 no fucking help
    jolie biggest fucking vvhore ever
    FJWP fucking thick on ground
    fucking everywhere
    all over BAMPZSKVille
    all over turkey
    all over lebanon
    all over jordan
    all over shores of windermere
    all over the lake district
    all over le touquet-paris-plage
    all over costa navarino
    all over messinia
    all over pylos
    all over santorini
    all over paul allen octopus fucking yacht
    all over charter yacht mystique
    all over olympics venue
    all over sarajevo
    all over fuckinghamshire
    all over ashridge fucking estate
    all over chiltern fucking hills
    all over unhcr fucking hq
    all over heathrow
    all over richmond
    all over pinewood fucking studio
    all over westminster
    all over mayfair
    all over sphinx
    all over pyramid
    all over egypt
    all over galapagos
    float in ocean
    plug surrey fucking sewer
    toxic fucking biohazard
    use thickest rubber
    use gaz mask
    use hazmat suit
    use long fucking pole
    use net
    use tong like big fucking blue one
    disease 4 u you fuck with them
    u fucking puke anyway
    u r fucking warned now
    or else u r fucking fucked
    govern ur fuckingself
    as u fucking were

  • Maleficent

    Beautiful woman.Angie & Brad you really deserves each other, both of you are great humanitarian with a big heart of gold. God bless you both plus 6 children.

  • Too Bad @#285

    You are correct in saying “good always wins over evil”..That is why Jen will always win over this phony Ho and her desperate attempts for much needed media attention…The hits are dropping on her threads here…Hmmmmmm…Even her troll fans are getting tired of defending the gutter rat and her boyfriend..

  • Don’t Forget To Watch

    Don’t forget to watch TV Guide channel this Monday night at 9:00 P.M. They will be showing TV’s LIVE top 25 biggest blunders. The Ho’s leg made the list. Can’t wait to see them make fun of her once again. It is going to be awesome. That PR stunt will be talked about forever. What she does now means nothing.

  • banalist

    she’s one of the few that does REAL charity work….not just being the face and tweeting about it which is what celebs do nowadays.

  • The Virgin Mary

    Bitch stole my outfit.

  • The LEG

    Let me outta here!

  • tazzy

    @The LEG:

    I see the teenagers are here again.

  • silliness

    Hey, Snow White … can I interest you in an apple?

  • Cranky

    She is so amazing. Her heart is so beautiful-